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January 03, 2018
In this week's Risk & Repeat podcast, SearchSecurity editors discuss the long wait for TLS 1.3 and the effects -- positive and negative -- the delays have had for enterprise security.
December 29, 2017
Protocol scrutiny is good for the upcoming TLS 1.3 update as the process continues to expose, and fix, problems.
June 15, 2017
Microsoft claims recent WannaCry attacks did not influence the decision to disable SMBv1 by default in the next major Windows updates.
June 13, 2017
The recent IPv6 update from the IETF introduces new security and privacy recommendations. Expert Fernando Gont explains these changes and what they mean for organizations.
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IP spoofing is the crafting of Internet Protocol (IP) packets with a source IP address that has been modified to impersonate another computer system, or to hide the identity of the sender, or both. Continue Reading
SSH, also known as Secure Shell or Secure Socket Shell, is a network protocol that gives users, particularly system administrators, a secure way to access a computer over an unsecured network. Continue Reading
IPsec, also known as the Internet Protocol Security or IP Security protocol, defines the architecture for security services for IP network traffic. Continue Reading
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SI6 Networks' IPv6 toolkit can do network reconnaissance using search engines and the Certificate Transparency framework. Learn how to use IPv6 toolkits from expert Fernando Gont. Continue Reading
The IPv6 specification is now becoming a full-fledged internet standard. New IPv6 features focus on enterprise reliability and operational and security considerations. Continue Reading
Organizations are recognizing the need for network access control systems, but it is important to evaluate and perform research before you invest in enterprise NAC products. Continue Reading
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An increase in DNS protocol variants has led to a higher demand for network traffic monitoring. The SANS Institute's Johannes Ullrich explains what this means for enterprises. Continue Reading
Unfortunately for enterprises, IPv4 and IPv6 policies don't always agree. Fernando Gont examines the differences between these two security policies, as well as some filtering rules. Continue Reading
The latest draft version of TLS 1.3 is out, and it will likely affect enterprises that use cloud services. Expert Ed Moyle explains the impact on users and their monitoring controls. Continue Reading
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After eight years, Joomla discovered an LDAP vulnerability that could be exploited by threat actors. Learn how the attack works from expert Matt Pascucci. Continue Reading
The WannaCry TCP port 445 exploit returned the spotlight to Microsoft's long-abused networking port. Network security expert Kevin Beaver explains how to detect and defend such attacks. Continue Reading
To find out if your IPv6 network has been updated to RFC 7217, you can perform a test using the interface identifier. Expert Fernando Gont explains how to do this. Continue Reading